Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2007

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Polls

Do you think including the gallows in the Kansas Regional Prisons Museum will draw more people to the museum?

Response Percent
Of course. It’s a no-brainer.
 
47%
No. Who wants to see a death machine?
 
26%
It all depends on who’s interested.
 
26%
Total 23

All stories

Water park breaks ground on nearby locale
September 20, 2007
First came Kansas Speedway, then Village West. Now make way for the Schlitterbahn.
LHS hopes to tackle KVL leader Bonner Springs
September 20, 2007
The race for the Kaw Valley League football championship is wide open again thanks to Basehor-Linwood’s 27-21 upset of previously unbeaten Perry-Lecompton on Friday, Sept. 14.
Museum procures gallows
Kansas state prison memorabilia returns home for new display
September 20, 2007
Board members of the Kansas Regional Prisons Museum can breathe a sigh of relief. They have successfully obtained approval to include the original Kansas State Prison gallows in Lansing’s newest museum.
Bike tour features area downtowns
September 20, 2007
Motorists are asked to share the road this weekend as about 100 bicyclists make their way through seven area cities, including Lansing.
Lansing senior enjoys National Merit ranking
September 20, 2007
Lansing High School’s Class of 2008 can boast of the school’s first National Merit Semifinalist in five years.
Thunder escapes tournament with Prison Break championship
September 20, 2007
Ten Lansing High girls soccer players helped the Leavenworth Thunder win the Prison Break Tournament championship Sept. 7-9 at the Leavenworth Soccer Association fields.
Lansing freshmen are KVL champs
September 20, 2007
Yes, the Lansing High volleyball program’s varsity squad is state-ranked and has just one loss this season, but talent runs deep within the program. Look no further than the freshman team to understand that.
Lions send seniors out in style
September 20, 2007
Lansing High volleyball coach Julie Slater has spent 23 years turning the “Senior Night tear-jerker” into an art form.
Scoreboard
September 20, 2007
Lansing sports scores and results for the week leading up to Sept. 20, 2007.
Light at tunnel’s end on Main St. work
September 20, 2007
The long lines of cars and trucks this week on Main Street might not have been a welcome sight to drivers trying to navigate Lansing’s main drag. But they should have been.
Tobacco farms keep plugging along
Clay-rich soil in nearby Platte County, Mo., provides prime spot for growing crop
September 20, 2007
It’s hard work being a tobacco farmer.
Judge orders fine in fatality crash
September 20, 2007
Ricardo D. Flores, the 21-year-old Lansing man involved in an accident in Basehor that killed a Tonganoxie teen and injured others, will pay roughly $228 in fines and court fees and will be on probation for six months, a Leavenworth County District Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Hook, line and sinker
September 20, 2007
Fly rods, casting rods, spinning rods. You name it, and Dick Boultinghouse can build it.
Search continues for location to store old district court files
September 20, 2007
Scheduled renovations for the basement of the Leavenworth County Justice Center continued to stall Monday as county officials struggled again to find a permanent storage solution for 1st Judicial District Court files currently stored there.
County to hold conference concerning County Rd. 1
September 20, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission will discuss improvements to County Road 1 leading to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70 via a teleconference with Kansas Department of Transportation and Kansas Turnpike Authority officials at 8 a.m. today at the county courthouse.
Youth hoops clinic offered at LHS
September 20, 2007
Lansing High boys basketball coach Rod Briggs will conduct a clinic for youth teams and coaches on four Sundays in October.
LHS soccer falls to Bonner Springs
September 20, 2007
Alex Perica scored a pair of first-half goals Monday as the Bonner Springs boys soccer team defeated Lansing High, 2-0, at Lansing Middle School.
Memorial service scheduled
September 20, 2007
An officer assigned to the Command and General Staff College died last week in Augusta, Ga.
Club gives students a place to fit in
September 20, 2007
When Konstance Jacob joined the teaching staff of Lansing Middle School this year, she knew before she was even hired that she wanted to bring a drama club to its students.
Day Timer keeps us going
September 20, 2007
My Day Timer calendar is my lifesaver. It is so important to keep everything on schedule, and recently a disastrous thing happened.
Basehor-Linwood school district releases official enrollment numbers
September 20, 2007
Basehor-Linwood school district assistant superintendent David Howard reported that 1,863 students are currently enrolled in Basehor-Linwood schools, up 41 students from last year’s official residential count.
Misdirected missive
An object lesson in Internet power
September 20, 2007
Has thought to question what impact “managed” communication might have these days?
LCDC tackling strategic vision plan
September 20, 2007
As county officials work to formulate a comprehensive plan for future growth, members of the Leavenworth County Development Corp., too, are working on a plan to manage development in the area.
Teleconference slated on C.R. 1
September 20, 2007
The Leavenworth County Commission will discuss improvements to County Road 1 leading to a proposed interchange with Interstate 70 via a teleconference with Kansas Department of Transportation and Kansas Turnpike Authority officials at 8 a.m. today, Sept. 20, at the county courthouse.
County still seeking storage space
September 20, 2007
Scheduled renovations for the basement of the Leavenworth County Justice Center continued to stall Monday as county officials struggled again to find a permanent storage solution for 1st Judicial District Court files currently stored there.
Court ruling disappoints Bixby family
September 20, 2007
Ricardo D. Flores, the 21-year-old Lansing man involved in an accident in Basehor that killed a Tonganoxie teen and injured others, will pay roughly $228 in fines and court fees and will be on probation for six months, a Leavenworth County District Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Water resort hopes for splash in KCK
September 20, 2007
Tuesday morning, officials broke ground on the sprawling Schlitterbahn Vacation Village complex, set to open next summer in Kansas City, Kan., with the first components of its water resort, lodgings, shops and restaurants.
Cyclists to tour through area cities
Basehor rolls out red carpet for annual Buffalo Bill ride
September 20, 2007
Motorists are asked to share the road this weekend as about 100 bicyclists make their way through seven area cities including Basehor.
Linwood residents raise questions about school plans
September 20, 2007
Basehor-Linwood school superintendent Bob Albers and assistant superintendent David Howard were bombarded with concerns Tuesday evening about the proposed bond issue during the Linwood City Council meeting.
Council OKs grocery plans
September 20, 2007
Concerns about traffic and access to Wolf Creek Marketplace, Basehor’s future grocery store, were still in the air as the Basehor City Council approved the final development plan for the project, 5-0, during Monday night’s meeting.
Storytelling, songs set for prayer retreat
September 20, 2007
Tom Jacobs, recording artist, retreat facilitator and storyteller, will offer a concert and a contemplative prayer workshop on Friday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6 at Marillac Center, the spirituality center of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.
KCKCC to offer Chinese workshop
September 20, 2007
Chinese for Beginners will be offered this fall at the Leavenworth Center of Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Fundraiser set for early next month
September 20, 2007
The 2007 Basehor-Linwood Project Grad Car Show will be Sunday, Oct. 7, on the Basehor-Linwood High School grounds.
Boycott an empty gesture
September 20, 2007
You may remember me; we were classmates at KU. We both spring from the same Kansas roots; carry a mantle handed down by former generations that envisions a better world, in which people of diversity live in prosperity and equality with one another.
Notes: Driving on the right side of the road
September 20, 2007
In the United States, the first law mandating driving on the right side was passed in 1804
Public service to be honored at banquet
September 20, 2007
Firefighters and police officers in the Basehor area will receive a big thank you from the community later this month.